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Portage District Library Art Exhibits

_The library hosts exhibits by local artists of all ages. Library wide exhibit space includes the Community Art Wall, located on the east wall of the Atrium, the entrance ramp and stairwell. The Lower Level Gallery includes the entry space into the Youth Department and meeting rooms. The Solo Gallery with exhibits of up to three artists is located on the north end of the Atrium. Exhibits are usually up for six weeks and may include meet the artist receptions, music and art demonstrations.

Art Exhibits

*Library Art Exhibits

**Solo Gallery
Kelli Sweet
Oil on canvas/multimedia
June 6th – August 7th

Jean Leonard
Watercolor /pastel/pottery
August 12th – September 15th

September 19th – October 31st
Candy Garton
Watercolor & acrylic

**Sculpture in the Upper Level
Raven Wynd
“Sir Bigglesworth Rides Again”
found objects sculpture
May 19th-September 15th

Ben Flaten
Metal sculpture
June 2nd – August 30th

Andrea Stork
Words & Images
Mixed media
July 8th – August 30th

Larry Smith
July 8th – August 30th

**Community Art Wall
Chinese Painters
Traditional Chinese painting
July 8th – August 30th

**Lower Level Gallery
Modern Chinese School of Kalamazoo Students
Mixed media
July 8th – August 30th

**Ramp & Stairwell
Ron Dumont & Greg Waskowsky
Mixed media
September 6th – October 8th

**Community Art Wall
Student art inspired by Life of Pi
October 11th – November 30th
——-Monet Impressions Legend of Sleeping Bear
3rd grade art from Portage elementary schools
——-Images on the theme of ‘Struggle’ or ‘Isolation’
Portage Northern High School IB art students
Hand-painted & carved balsa foam
——-Modern Painters Society (a student run organization within the WMU art school)

**Display units
September 6 – September 30
Society for Creative Anachronism
Medieval garb and weaponry

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